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Museums, art galleries and libraries across the North are now off limits to the public, their displays and collections sitting behind locked doors.Read the full story..
Did you know there’s a secret garden tucked away in an historic Manchester Library within walking distance from Piccadilly Gardens?Read the full story..
In 1836, the enormously popular Manchester Music Festival came to a close with a fancy dress ball so grand a temporary structure was built to connect The Portico Library with the nearby Assembly Rooms and Theatre Royal.Read the full story..
Review: Outsiders – Five Women Who Changed the World by Lyndall Gordon, Manchester Literature Festival
I’m tired of being told what a woman should and shouldn’t say.Read the full story..
Bittersweet, the latest exhibition from The Portico Library, looks at the abolitionists and pro-slavery advocates in Manchester and the discussions that were taking place at the time.Read the full story..
I can’t knit for toffee.Read the full story..
This year marks the 350th anniversary of John Milton’s epic poem Paradise Lost, the story of the fall of Satan and the destruction of Paradise. With this in mind, Manchester’s Portico Library is staging an inspiring and enlightening exhibition.Read the full story..
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